The standard native language of a country or locality.
The everyday language spoken by a people as distinguished from the literary language.
A variety of such everyday language specific to a social group or region: the vernaculars of New York City.
The idiom of a particular trade or profession: in the legal vernacular.
An idiomatic word, phrase, or expression.
The common, nonscientific name of a plant or animal.
An example of "southern" vernacular:
"I'm fixing to do that." Meaning, "I am going to do that, without a doubt. But not yet."
"What a winkie
!!" -- from an unknown porno flick, referring to the young lady's vagina
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